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As publishers, we firmly believe that words can and do change lives, and some of our June releases will help you do just that! Story Power gives you the tools and skills to craft personal and professional stories to entertain as well as to market your talents. I Am Not a Juvenile Delinquent is the story of how poetry and one persistent teacher helped a group of incarcerated young women find their voices.
Is that creative block keeping you from making progress on your projects? Overcoming Creative Anxiety will help you work through your self-doubts, while You Should Be Writing will guide you with words of wisdom from great authors and give you space to draft, brainstorm, and more! Sometimes, all you and your family need is a good laugh, and that’s where Squeaky Clean, Super Funny Jokes for Kidz comes in! The kids in your life will love it, and you’ll be chuckling along with them.
Secrets to Creating, Crafting, and Telling Memorable Stories
Stories are everywhere. The art of storytelling has been around as long as humans have. And in today’s noisy, techy, automated world, storytelling is not only prevalent—it’s vital. Whether you’re interested in enlivening conversation, building your business brand, sharing family wisdom, or performing on stage, Story Power will show you how to make use of a good story.
How Poetry Changed a Group of At-Risk Young Women
After the death of her child, a grief-stricken psychotherapist volunteers as a poetry teacher at a residential treatment facility for “delinquent” girls. Here, their mutual support nourish and enrich each other, though not without large quantities of drama and recalcitrance. For fans of the acclaimed movies Stand and Deliver and The Freedom Writers Diary comes I Am Not a Juvenile Delinquent: How Poetry Changed a Group of At-Risk Young Women.
A Journal of Inspiration & Instruction to Keep Your Pen Moving
Writing Inspiration from Incredible Authors. Gathered by Brenda Knight and writing coach Nita Sweeney, author of Depression Hates a Moving Target, You Should Be Writing provides you with writing wisdom from a variety of accomplished authors.
Writing Practice on Every Page. This journal is a must-have for writers everywhere. With quotes from a diverse group of historical and modern authors to use as creative prompts on every page, you’ll be able to bring your writing inspiration with you wherever you go. You’ll find plenty of great advice, such as Toni Morrison’s encouragement, “As a writer, a failure is just information. It’s something that I’ve done wrong in writing, or is inaccurate or unclear. I recognize failure—which is important; some people don’t—and fix it.”
(Things to Do at Home, Learn to Read, Jokes & Riddles for Kids)
Squeaky Clean Super Funny Jokes for Kids. From Craig Yoe, the former Creative Director, Vice President, and General Manager of Jim Henson’s Muppets─and former Creative Director at Nickelodeon and Disney─comes a series of wholesome joke books for kids of all ages. Squeaky Clean Super Funny Jokes for Kids is the first of the series and you’ll want to own them all!
Journal Prompts & Practices for Disarming Your Inner Critic & Allowing Creativity to Flow (Creative Writing Skills and Confidence Builders)
Anxiety relief for creatives. Do you want to live a more creative life? Are you tired of the voice inside your head saying “you’re not good enough,” “you’re not creative enough,” blah blah blah? It’s easier to be a critic than a creator, so what happens when both the anxious critic and the ambitious creator reside inside your brain? Unlike other guided journals out there, Overcoming Creative Anxiety shares unique journal prompts and practices that will help you get to know both your inner critic and your inner creator.